24.9. - 3.10.2020

Maiden of the Lake Finland 2019 | 74 min | OV with German voice over, OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Petteri Saario

PETTERI SAARIO (*1961) is a Finnish documentary maker and producer, whose work has won numerous prizes. His main focus is on the relationship between humans and nature.

rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY 13-year old Emika and her cousin Antti like to spend their free time in the wild. They camp out on a remote island, roam the untouched forest, observe the fauna, go swimming, fish and pick blueberries. In the winter holidays they sleep on the frozen lake under the Northern lights and at Easter they love to watch the Saimaa ringed seals – the rarest seals in the world. A film that shows how exciting nature can be.
Orig. Title: Vedenneito
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: Finnish
Section: MICHEL
Director: Petteri Saario
Screenplay: Petteri Saario
Cast: Emika Saario, Antti Saario
Producer: Elina Pohjola
Sprachfassung: OV with German voice over, OV with English subtitles
Music: Markku Kanerva
Director of Photography: Petteri Saario, Antti Saario
Production Design:
Editor: Matti Näränen
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: The Finnish Film Foundation
German Distributor:
World Sales: Citizen Jane Productions
Production: Citizen Jane Productions
Contact: Suvi Paavola, The Finnish Film Foundation:


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